A feast! Savouring the authentic tastes of Venice

Venetian seafood cichetti

No trip to Italy would be complete without abundant feasting would it? The problem is where to begin. Luckily Venetian cuisine has a secret weapon in the gluttony stakes – bite sized cicchetti or bar snacks that bear a passing resemblance to tapas. Besides cicchetti there are many delicious local dishes and traditions that are unique to […]

The missing bite .. a discovery of tastes in Italy

Italy food experience - Food festival in Italy

I thought I had planned the perfect trip to Italy’s lakes region. Our itinerary took in historic villas covered in wisteria, perfect lake views and pretty towns. I researched restaurants thoroughly and scheduled visits to local attractions. Everything was going to plan and then we found out about this.. a local food festival. Why hadn’t I […]

To market, to market – favourite produce markets of the world

Favourite food markets market fruit

The thing I enjoy most about travelling is experiencing new and different cultures. My favourite way to do this is through the local food culture. Restaurants and cafes give you the opportunity to try the local cuisine but visiting the food and produce markets help you discover the beating pulse of a place. I hope you enjoy […]

London coffee guide: Where to find great coffee in London

great coffee in London

This topic is important fellow coffee lovers. If you are new to London or visiting the city and you love/need your coffee then you need tips on where to find a great pour. London coffee prices are shockingly high. You can pay as much as £4 for a latte in this town. So it had […]